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Experience the dome theater in Curiosum on a festive special weekend!
Published: 30 Nov, 2021

On the second of four special weekends at Curiosum, December 4-5, the dome theater and space is in focus.

MIMS Spotlight-serial: Nóra meets Anna Överby Wernstedt
Published: 30 Nov, 2021

Anna is a group leader at MIMS and researches virology. She is also a underwater rugby player.

Discover digital worlds together with Curiosum!riosum!
Published: 22 Nov, 2021

November 20-21, a festive Curiosum is filled with digital creation, robots, gaming and film premiere.

MIMS highlights World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021
Published: 18 Nov, 2021

Today, World Antimicrobial Awareness Week kicks off and MIMS launches a series of articles.

Umeå researchers highlight Arctic challenges at COP26
Published: 29 Oct, 2021

On the last of October, the UN Climate Summit COP26 will take place, and the Umeå researcher will be there.

MIMS Spotlight Series: Meet Anne-Marie Fors Connolly
Published: 27 Oct, 2021

 Anne-Marie Fors joined MIMS as a Clinical Research Fellow in 2020 and she is a true cosmopolitan.

Increased risk of dying from infectious diseases for people with serious mental disorders
Published: 27 Oct, 2021

People with psychotic or bipolar disorders run higher risk of death from influenza, pneumonia or sepsis.

Emmanuelle Charpentier mentor for research venture in Umeå
Published: 20 Oct, 2021

Umeå University stimulates cutting-edge research with a new program which has Nobel Prize laureate as mentor.

High effectiveness of mix-and-match COVID-19 vaccines
Published: 18 Oct, 2021

A combination of types of vaccine really gives better protection than if the second dose is a vector vaccine.

New comprehensive ecosystem of qualified AI research
Published: 15 Oct, 2021

New decision from Vice-Chancellor about AI.

Nationwide study shows link between COVID vaccination and reduced household transmission
Published: 11 Oct, 2021

Risk of getting infected or seriously ill in COVID-19 is considerably lower if family members are vaccinated.

Alumna on TIME's top 100 most influential people
Published: 08 Oct, 2021

Adi Utarini is recognized for her fight against Dengue fever.

Can AI fight cancer?
Published: 06 Oct, 2021

That issue, and others, were discussed by researchers at the Faculty of Medicine's AI Day.

Join the AI Hackathon Pitch Event,
Published: 28 Sep, 2021

Life-science and AI researchers will pitch real problems, high-quality data, needs, skills and new ideas.

Umeå University in key role in Lancet Countdown Europe
Published: 23 Sep, 2021

Professor Maria Nilsson has a leading role as chair.

Right light on the mother’s belly may be important to the foetus
Published: 20 Sep, 2021

A possible link between exposure to light during pregnancy and foetal brain development has been discovered.

New method enables 3D microscopy of human organs
Published: 12 Sep, 2021

Specific cell types in human organs can be studied with micrometer precision thanks to a new method.

Antibiotics increase the risk of colon cancer ger ökad risk för cancer i tjocktarmen
Published: 01 Sep, 2021

A clear link between taking antibiotics and increased risk of colon cancer has been found by researchers.

AI-council of the Medical faculty invites to AI-Day September 10!
Published: 30 Aug, 2021

The AI-council works in order to strengthen the faculty before a future when AI will play a crucial role.

Outstanding interest in a new course on infectious disease
Published: 17 Aug, 2021

A new interactive course on infectious disease epidemiology and One health response has attracted many.

International Malaria Day – outstanding research is ongoing at Umeå University
Published: 03 Aug, 2021

Dr Ellen Bushell and Professor Oliver Billker are prominent malaria researchers with exciting goals in mind.

Discovery of nanosized molecules that might inhibit Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases
Published: 01 Jul, 2021

Nanosized molecules of a particular chemical element can inhibit the formation of plaque in brain tissues.

Sarandra’s mid-seminar on fall prevention for the elderly
Published: 20 Apr, 2021

Mid-seminar means that you have come halfway in the research based on your research plan.

Umeåforskare blir SIGHT Fellow
Published: 14 Jun, 2021

Masoud Vaezghasemi is one of eleven researchers in the country in career development programs in global health

Hundreds gather for a sustainable future in developing countries
Published: 02 Jun, 2021

Umeå University hosts DevRes2021, which brings together hundreds of stakeholders in development research.

Exploring thriving for older people living in nursing homes
Published: 01 Jun, 2021

Exploration of thriving gives opportunities to understand and support positive experiences for older people.

Public Health student is Umeå University’s Global Swede 2021
Published: 28 May, 2021

Sergio Flores was honoured at a digital ceremony and received a diploma for the prestigious award.

In memoriam: Nemam Ghafouri
Published: 09 Apr, 2021

Collegues at the Department of Epidemiologi and Global Health writes about Neman.

Risk that the terrestrial carbon sink declines in the future
Published: 01 Apr, 2021

Global warming can be even bigger since capacity of vegetation to absorb carbon dioxide is likely to decline.

Number of doctoral students is increasing at Umeå University
Published: 11 Mar, 2021

200 new doctoral students were admitted in 2020, the highest number in six years. The majority are women.

A European observatory on climate and health has been launched
Published: 09 Mar, 2021

Researchers at the Faculty of Medicine lead parts of research that form the basis for the observatory's work.

Advantageous preparation of movement via independent control of muscle sensors
Published: 26 Feb, 2021

A novel function of the preparatory neural activity, highlights another mechanism the nervous system use.

Dean, Deputy Dean and one Associate Dean
Published: 16 Feb, 2021

Dean, Deputy Dean and one Associate Dean appointed at the Faculty of Medicine, for the next term of office.

RAI thinks strategically about AI
Published: 08 Feb, 2021

Pro-Vice-Chancellor Katrine Riklund is chair of RAI that strengthens the development of AI at the university.

Increased risk of dying from COVID for people with severe mental disorder
Published: 03 Feb, 2021

People with severe mental disorders have a significantly increased risk of dying from COVID-19.

Social networks important for ageing in rural Indonesia
Published: 02 Feb, 2021

Social networks go under the skin for ageing women in rural Indonesia, is shown in a new doctoral thesis.

Nordic Universities launch new monthly global health webinar series
Published: 11 Jan, 2021

Nordic Global Health Talks: a monthly webinar series about global health from the Nordic universities.

Breakthrough on diarrhea virus opens up for new vaccines
Published: 11 Jan, 2021

Mapping a virus that causes mortal diarrhea can provide opportunity for new ways of treating COVID-19.

In the interaction, new ideas are born at the Industrial Doctoral School
Published: 03 Oct, 2019

The Industrial Doctoral School welcomes current, past and future partners to a large workshop 24 October.

Collaboration for future research
Published: 28 Dec, 2020

Focus at the workshop was research collaboration and boundaries between academia and the business community.

KBC awards the Best Video Research Pitch presentations from the KBC DAYS 2020
Published: 20 Nov, 2020

Congratulations to Lill Eilersten and Lena Lassinantti for winning the Best PhD Student Presentation Awards!

Four questions to Joacim on Icelab and the way to a new covid-19 project
Published: 19 Nov, 2020

How does an idea sparked in a casual discussion move to a funded project?

First aid provision of road traffic injured people by police officers
Published: 28 Oct, 2020

Hierarchical structure in the police hinders junior officers to apply first aid skills in Tanzania.

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation invests in infection medicine
Published: 22 Oct, 2020

The financial support is included in a national investment into Life Science.

Four questions to researcher Ellen Bushell - new Swedish Young Academy member
Published: 21 Oct, 2020

Ellen tells us about how one becomes a member of the Swedish Young Academy and how she plans to use her time.

Mammography screening saves lives also in older age
Published: 20 Oct, 2020

For women invited to mammography screening over the age of 70,reduction in mortality was significant.

Liquid gel in COVID patients’ lungs makes way for new treatment
Published: 06 Oct, 2020

A finding of the active agent in jelly in covid patients lungs can be key for effective treatment.

Umeå virologist rejoice at Nobel Prize for discovery of Hepatitis C virus
Published: 06 Oct, 2020

Gisa Gerold has researched with one of this year´s Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine.

New research challenges model for diabetes research
Published: 29 Sep, 2020

A new study may significantly influence studies using a common diabetes research model.

New knowledge about food can improve the overall health of children
Published: 28 Sep, 2020

Nutritionist and gastronome Ulrica Johansson studies optimised supplementary food intake for young children.